(a) A person commits an offense if the person contracts with or is employed by a bail
bond surety as defined by Chapter 1704 to secure the appearance of a person who has
violated Section 38.10, Penal Code, unless the person is:
(1) a peace officer;
(2) an individual licensed as a private investigator ; or
(3) a commissioned security officer employed by a licensed guard company.
(b) An offense under Subsection (a) is a state jail felony.
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